Step 3 : Activate your thinking Examples: Asking yourself questions: What is this about ? What do I need to remember? Answering your questions:This is about ___. I need to remember __. Asking the teacher when you dont understand.
Non-Examples: Talking to others during class, playing with objects, doodling, and not doing anything when you dont understand
Step 4 : Name key information Examples: Answering the teachers questions, sharing your ideas or comments, and adding to others statements Non-Examples: Keeping your knowledge to yourself when you could help others understand it and/or ridiculing other students comments
Step 5 : Track the talker Examples: Keeping your eyes on the teacher as she speak or looking at students as they speak Non-Examples: Staring out the window or looking at your desk or students who arent contributing